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  • Industry practices are at the center of debate on horse safety

    Industry practices are at the center of debate on horse safety
    Maryland trainer Chris Grove knows all too well that racehorses sometimes take fatal missteps. It happened to one of his best horses last summer during a morning workout, and Grove likens the experience to losing a child. To Grove, the animals' broken...
  • Local U.S. lawmakers reaction to Corbett health insurance exchange decision

    Local U.S. lawmakers reaction to Corbett health insurance exchange decision
    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett decided Wednesday to let the federal government run a health insurance exchange mandated by the 2010 Affordable Care Act for Pennsylvanians rather than set up a state-based site. Read The Morning Call's full story on the...
  • Senators pulling support for Paterno

    Senators pulling support for Paterno
    WASHINGTON — Penn State football coach Joe Paterno lost his job and the chance at the nation's highest civilian honor. U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey and Bob Casey rescinded their Medal of Freedom nomination for Paterno in the wake of the child abuse...
  • Possible redistricting outcome: Critz out, Barletta a lot safer

     
    Pennsylvania will lose one seat in Congress next year because of census population data, and the Washington Post on Monday analyzed how the state's congressional districts may be redrawn by the Republicans in charge. "One is to draw Democratic Reps.......
  • PA Sens. nominate Joe Paterno for high honor

     
    Pennsylvania's two U.S. Sens. Bob Casey and Pat Toomey, and U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, who represents the State College area, sent a letter Wednesday to President Obama nominating Penn State football coach Joe Paterno for the Presidential Medal of Freedom....
  • Toomey and Casey rescind JoePa Medal of Freedom nomination

     
    U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey and Bob Casey will rescind their Medal of Freedom nomination for Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in the wake of the child abuse scandal involving his former assistant coach. The award is considered the highest......
  • Healthcare one-year later; Leaders and people still debating bill's impact

    Healthcare one-year later; Leaders and people still debating bill's impact
    Today marks the one-year anniversary of President Obama signing the Healthcare Reform Bill into law. In the past year, the bill has drawn criticism and praise from Washington to Harrisburg and everywhere in between. Healthcare reform has become a major...
  • Pennsylvanians rally in support of "Obama Care"

    Pennsylvanians rally in support of "Obama Care"
    President Obama's Affordable Healthcare Act was under discussion at the State Capitol on Tuesday. Both a public rally and a political hearing were held, each with very different perspectives. The steps of the Capitol Rotunda were filled with...
  • Rep. Barletta endorses Santorum

    Rep. Barletta endorses Santorum
    Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum received his third endorsement from a sitting member of Congress Thursday, announcing support from freshman lawmaker Lou Barletta. Barletta joins U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson and U.S. Rep. Tom Marino as the now trio of...
  • Rep. Charlie Dent to endorse Romney for president

    Rep. Charlie Dent to endorse Romney for president
    Lehigh Valley Republican congressman Charlie Dent will endorse Mitt Romney for president at an event in Harrisburg Tuesday, sources confirm. Dent will make just the second Pennsylvanian to endorse the former Massachusetts governor in the 2012 presidential...